I have written about my love of buying good-quality old kitchen equipment (and furniture and other such things) before, but it always bears repeating how much of a worthwhile undertaking shopping in second-hand stores is – not only because you can get absolutely amazing things at a steal of a price (plus the cleaning efforts if necessary which it isn’t always), but because anything purchased … Continue reading Old Thing is New Again
I had entirely different posts queued up for this week, but with food and food blogging, like many other things in life, you’ve got to roll with the punches. The pond across the street froze today, there is snow under the bushes in-between the fallen leaves, and it has been gray. I have spent the day starting an oil infusion (more about this later!), making a … Continue reading Roast Beef Dinner for Two – Not Sous Vide!
Yesterday a friend of mine has showed me the local (larger) Asian shop (I’d not call it supermarket, but it is bigger than the other tiny Asian shop in city centre, and while we were in the area, we wandered by the secondhand store – where I ran across this tiny and cute cast-iron pan with pour spouts. It had nearly perfect seasoning surface, so … Continue reading New Secondhand Cast-Iron Pan, and Curing Fat Update
This is it, my old trusty pizza dough recipe and method. It is divorse and I get the oven in the settlement. Goodbye, adieu, and I am never coming back. You see, I have a new love. Actually, two of them, and they love me back, and we are very very happy (well, perhaps aside from the danger of increasing my derrierre). Their names are … Continue reading I Tossed My Old Pizza Recipe Out The Window – Or, How To Achieve Pizza Nirvana